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Early childhood education

  • The Role of Gender in Educational Contexts and Outcomesby Lynn Liben; Rebecca S. Bigler

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 114.00

    Volume 47 of Advances in Child Development and Behavior includes chapters that highlight some the most recent research in the area of gender in educational, contexts and outcomes. A wide array of topics are discussed in detail, including sexism, race and gender issues, sexual orientation, single-sex education, and physical education. Each chapter... more...

  • Emerging Research and Practices on First-Year Studentsby Ryan D. Padgett

    Wiley 2014; US$ 29.00

    What factors contribute to students’ lasting success? Much research has explored the impact of the first year of college on student retention and success. With the new performance-based funding initiatives, institutional administrators are taking a laser-focused approach to aligning retention and success strategies to first-year student transition... more...

  • Five Dimensions of Qualityby Linda Suskie; Stan Ikenberry

    Wiley 2014; US$ 45.00

    Meet calls for increased quality and understand accreditation expectations Author Linda Suskie is internationally recognized for her work in higher education assessment, and she is a former vice president of a major regional accreditor. In Five Dimensions of Quality: A Common Sense Guide to Accreditation and Accountability in Higher Education she... more...

  • Mit Kindern Musik entdeckenby Johannes Beck-Neckermann

    Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2014; US$ 11.87

    Rennen, Toben, Lachen, Klatschen - Kinder sind ständig in Aktion und diese Aktionen klingen. Kinder experimentieren mit ihrer Stimme und mit dem Klang von Alltagsgegenständen. Bereits ab ihrer Geburt sind sie unbewusst, aber selbstverständlich musizierend in der Welt. »Mit Kindern Musik entdecken« dokumentiert, welche vielseitigen und verblüffenden... more...

  • Technology and Digital Media in the Early Years: Tools for Teaching and Learningby Chip Donohue

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95

    A Co-Publication of Routledge and NAEYC Technology and Digital Media in the Early Years offers early childhood teacher educators, professional development providers, and early childhood educators in pre-service, in-service, and continuing education settings a thought-provoking guide to effective, appropriate, and intentional use of technology... more...

  • The Early Years Reflective Practice Handbookby Avril Brock

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    What do early childhood practitioners need to know about reflection and reflective practice? Ongoing reforms in early childhood care and education social policy affect all aspects of young children?s and their families? lives. Decisions are being undertaken at a rapid pace and there is a need for those working in the field of Early Years to consolidate... more...

  • Discourses on Professional Learningby Christian Harteis; Andreas Rausch; Jürgen Seifried

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    This book analyses and elaborates on learning processes within work environments and explores professional learning. It presents research indicating general characteristics of the work environment that support learning, as well as barriers to workplace learning. Themes of professional development, lifelong learning and business organisation emerge... more...

  • Research in Early Childhood Education for Sustainabilityby Julie Davis; Sue Elliott

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    Sustainability is a global issue that urgently needs addressing, and for which the most serious consequences are for children and future generations. This insightful research text tackles one of the most significant contemporary issues of our times ? the nexus between society and environment ? and how early childhood education can contribute to sustainable... more...

  • Spiritual Experiences in Early Childhood Education: Four Kindergartners, One Classroomby Jennifer Mata

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Spirituality is frequently avoided in the public school classroom in an attempt to prevent controversy. However, by ignoring, preventing, or discounting spirituality, educators can also inhibit children?s spiritual development. Based on qualitative research and interactions with both children and adults, Jennifer Mata argues that educators should... more...

  • Literacy, Play and Globalizationby Carmen L. Medina; Karen E. Wohlwend

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    This book takes on current perspectives on children?s relationships to literacy, media, childhood, markets and transtionalism in converging global worlds. It introduces the idea of multi-sited imaginaries to explain how children?s media and literacy performances shape and are shaped by shared visions of communities that we collectively imagine, including... more...